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Thread: Algae on snail

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    I have either beard or brush algae in my 55 gallon goldfish tank. It's on some of my plants and all over my decorations. Now my mystery snail has a nice little fuzzy coat on his shell. Is this harmful to him, or just one of nature's ironies?

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    Not harmful at all. In ponds you can sometimes see snails eating algae from eachother's shells.

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    I used to have an assassin snail with a green algae mohawk. Haven't seen him in a while though, so maybe he got a haircut.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brhino View Post
    I used to have an assassin snail with a green algae mohawk. Haven't seen him in a while though, so maybe he got a haircut.
    That was hilarious...do you still have that pic?
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    Ahahaha! Nice!
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    That makes me laugh every time...
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    guess who's back!

    His algae hairdo is so long now that he has other, smaller snails living in it.
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    Thats awesome!

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